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Calculus and Its Applications (12th Edition)

Calculus and Its Applications (12th Edition)
Author: Larry J. Goldstein - David I. Schneider - David C.
ISBN 13: 9780321571304
ISBN 10: 321571304
Edition: 12
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2009-03-12
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 656
List Price: $176.00

KEY BENFIT: Goldstein’s Calculus and Its Applications, Twelfth Edition is a comprehensive print and online program for readers interested in business, economics, life science, or social sciences. Without sacrificing mathematical integrity, the book clearly presents the concepts with a large quantity of exceptional, in-depth exercises. The authors' proven formula–pairing substantial amounts of graphical analysis and informal geometric proofs with an abundance of exercises–has proven to be tremendously successful with both students and instructors. The textbook is supported by a wide array of supplements as well as MyMathLab® and MathXL®, the most widely adopted and acclaimed online homework and assessment system on the market.

Functions; The Derivative; Applications of the Derivative; Techniques of Differentiation; Logarithm Functions; Applications of the Exponential and Natural Logarithm Functions; The Definite Integral; Functions of Several Variables; The Trigonometric Functions; Techniques of Integration; Differential Equations; Taylor Polynomials and Infinite Series; Probability and Calculus

For all readers interested in applied calculus.


Presents calculus in an intuitive yet intellectually satisfying way and illustrates its applications in the biological, social, and management sciences. A review chapter covers concepts needed to study calculus. Includes practice problems and worked examples, and exercises with answers. This ninth edition introduces delta notation early, and emphasizes analysis of data. It contains more material on regression, and an appendix on the graphing calculator. Chapter projects, also new to this edition, focus on critical thinking, verbal expression, and integration of mathematical techniques. Goldstein is affiliated with Goldstein Educational Technologies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)